THE SNP is under fire for attempting to smear a nurse who confronted First Minister Nicola Sturgeon live on air over the crippling 1 per cent pay cap at the Scottish leaders’ debate.
A&E nurse Claire Austin repeatedly questioned an evasive Ms Sturgeon on Sunday night over how...
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
KEZIA DUGDALE urged voters yesterday to “reject the extremes of both the SNP and the Tories” and instead back Labour to bring about “progressive change” in Scotland.
The Scottish Labour leader added that the snap general election could determine whether the UK...
Thursday 18th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
NICOLA STURGEON was forced to admit that the Scottish government “needs to do better” on education after figures showed more than half of 13 and 14-year-olds were performing below expectations.
Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, the Scottish First Minister said...
Monday 15th May 2017
No councils fully controlled by any major party
Saturday 6th May 2017
SCOTLAND’S only Labour MP Ian Murray branded a top SNP politician a “liability” yesterday after he failed to declare he owns a hotel in the Scottish Highlands.
Frank Ross, the party’s group leader on Edinburgh City Council, initially said he could not remember...
Saturday 22nd Apr 2017
THE SNP has “short changed” schools by more than £1 billion despite First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s claim that education was “a priority.”
School spending per pupil across all ages since 2010 has fallen in real terms, by £489 at primary level...
Saturday 1st Apr 2017
STUDENTS from the most deprived areas in Scotland remain under-represented in its top universities, according to new figures released yesterday.
Just 8 per cent of Scottish-based entrants at the universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews come from the most deprived...
Friday 31st Mar 2017
Bercow rejects Commons debate on child tax credit changes
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
SNP leader warns May not to stand in her way
Monday 20th Mar 2017
NEITHER London nor Brussels was the rallying cry for one section of SNP supporters at the weekend.
Gerry Fisher told the Star that not all SNP members and supporters agree that Scotland should remain in the bloc despite the party leadership using Brexit as a the pretext to call a...